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White scores 29 points in Iowa’s 68-60 win over Illinois

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) _ Aaron White scored a career-high 29 points to lead Iowa to a 68-60 win over Illinois on Wednesday night.

White scored 14 straight points during a key stretch in the second half to give the Hawkeyes (18-10, 9-6 Big Ten) the lead.

Iowa has won three straight games.

Rayvonte Rice scored 20 points to lead Illinois (17-11, 7-8), which made only one field goal in the final five minutes. Ahmad Starks matched a career high with 19 points on five 3-pointers for Illinois.

White hit a career-best three 3-pointers and made 10 of 12 free throws. The senior scored 20 points in the second half _ including all of Iowa’s points during a 5{-minute stretch.

Jarrod Uthoff added six points and 10 rebounds for the Hawkeyes.